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weapons by talking about how important the second amendment was. this now has changed. he's never running for re-election again. he doesn't have to sort of face the political power of the gun lobby. gwen: but he said take meaningful action regardless of the politics. the politics have not changed. >> acknowledgment since gun politic are something of a third rail in the discussion right now. i think it's fascinating though to take a look for the first time there's actually money going behind some of the pro-gun control candidates. i spotlight new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who started a super pac this year and started targeting candidates who were targeting maybe unfortunate choice of words there -- trying to go after some candidates who supported gun rights in favor of candidates who were much more on his side in supporting gun control. he actually beat one longtime democrat joe baca in california with a last-minute money dump and now a pro-gun democrat is being replaced by pro-gun control democrat. >> isn't the problem on this issue the people who want to protect gun rights are t
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prepared. we do have changes for the coming week. back to you. >> thanks, gwen. >>> and the state of the skins is looking much brighter these days. today is another crucial matchup in the push for the playoffs. do you think it's going to happen? i don't know. it is a battle of the belt ways. the ravens come to town. the skins are riding a three-game winning streak, all against division rivals. the latest, the monday night victory over the super bowl champion giants. robert griffin, iii will have to deal with ed reed in the secondary this time around. >> the best safety to ever play, and i respect him as a player. i'll be aware of where he's at, but it's nothing to fear, but he covers a lot of ground. he does a lot of unconventional things and you just got to be aware of where he's at, just like he's got to be aware of where i am and alfred and everybody else. >> 11:30 this morning, pregame show, followed by fox nfl sunday at noon. then it is the battle of the belt ways. ravens and redskins from fedex field, kickoff at 1:00. >>> we are hearing this morning from the dallas cowboy pl
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and the waters are more acidic. >> this is a very dramatic change that has not been seen in the worlds oceans for more than 50 million years. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and gwen ifill sits down with michael beschloss, whose recent foray into the twitter-verse has opened up a new way to view history in the digital age. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: more people found work in november and more people stopped looking for work. as a result, the number of new jobs came in better than expected today and the rate of unemployment was the lowest since 2008. "newshour" economics correspondent paul solman begins our coverage. >> reporter: washington brightened yesterday when the annual switch was flipped; the white house christmas tree, relit.